To keep Restive Kiir in Check, Machar Must Forge Alliances

President Salva Kiir and Dr. Riek Machar greet after a peace talk in Arusha, Tanzania.(Photo credits: Muhidin Michuzi )

By Deng Vanang, June 28, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— Getting peace implemented is quite central to the country’s broader agenda for political reforms that aim at improving citizens’ general well-being. Hero to let that happens shall certainly get some credit while one that opposes shall have price to pay come 2019 general elections, should they ever happen as scheduled. With correct implementation […]

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Rapper Hot Dog Loads The Dinka Tribal Council of Elders

Members of Dinka Council of Elders meet with President Salva Kiir(Photo: file)

May 28, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– A South Sudanese rapper-turned-politician, Mijok Lang, popularly known by his stage name as Rapper Hot-Dog, strikes again against the Dinka lobbying group popularly known as Jieng Council of Elders. According to the self-styled artist, the Jieng Council of Elder(JCE) is a “destructive project” that does represent national interest or that of the Dinka tribe. “This so […]

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South Sudan Warring Parties Made Little Progress On Cantonment Sites and Security Arrangment

Dr. Riek Machar Teny, the first vice president, and other cabinet Ministers during an induction workshop after forming the transitional government, May, 2016(Photo: Larco Lomayat/Nyamilepedia)

May 27, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— South Sudan’s main warring parties have today revisited protocols of Permanent Ceasefire Agreement and Security Arrangement. Explained by the Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Michael Makuei Lueth, the parties have agreed to allow the Joint Monitoring and Ceasefire Commission(JMCC) to “identify and agree” on cantonmment sites in Greater Upper Nile. “It was agreed that Joint Monitoring […]

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The Route of South Sudan Peace Implementation Remains Rocky,

South Sudan's First Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar Teny, second Vice President Wani Igga and other cabinet ministers during the first briefing meeting for the TGNU Cabinet(Photo: supplied/Nyamilepedia)

BY Gatgong Koang Thany, [ad name=”Google Ad 06″] May 27, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— Just not so long ago, to many it was unthinkable, virtually impossible that the soldiers that were until recently killing each other with utmost cruelty from opposite frontlines, Politicians that could barely see eye to eye could come as one, sit smiling to each other at same round-table […]

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Jieng Elders Warns UNMISS and Partners To Stay Out of South Sudan’s Politics of 28 States

Weekly press briefing conducted by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan [UNMISS], with featured guest Christian Okafor, Project Manager for UN-Habitat South Sudan.(Photo credits: UNMISS/JC Mcilwaine)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE By The Secretariat of JIENG COUNCIL OF ELDERS (JCE) Juba, South Sudan May 26, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— The Jieng Council of Elders (JCE) is alarmed and deeply regrets the recent remarks by UNMISS Chief with respect to the status of the 28 States establishment order, (EO 36/2015). The UNMISS head said that she does not recognize the 28 states. […]

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South Sudan: TGoNU is formed, But The Nation Remains at Crossroads

Officials of SPLA/SPLM-IO post for a picture at their new based in Juba after more than two years of civil war(Photo: supplied/Nyamilepedia)

By Miyong G. Kuon. Juba, South Sudan, May 26, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– The Transitional Government of National Unity is formed, the nation remains at crossroads. Only, and only if leaders lead with responsibility. If leaders lead with responsibility, the time is now to take the road to better South Sudan. There has never been a wrong time to do the right […]

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Despite Peace Efforts, South Sudan’s “Reformed” Television Remains Largely Biased!

Khamis' SSTV

  May 26, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– Although many South Sudanese expect many changes with the return of peace, South Sudan Television(SSTV) which is controlled by Michael Makuei Lueth, the Minister of information, Malaak Ayuen and Garang John remains largely tribal and a stray bullet for the former government of Salva Kiir. Raised over the months by members of minority communities and […]

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South Sudan: “Unknown Gunmen” Robbed Christian Mission in the Capital


May 26, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— South Sudan’s infamous “unknown gunmen” robbed Christian Mission for Development, a non-profit organization, last night in the capital, Juba. According to Bishop Thomas Tut Gany, the Executive Director of Christian Mission for Development, the unknown gunmen broke into CMD office at 2 am May 26, 2016. “The perpetrators cut the wire fence and made their way […]

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Why Kiir, Malong and Wani’s side of the Transitional Unity Government of South Sudan is Not Committing to Implementing Peace.

Opposition leaders, President Salva Kiir Mayardit greets his long term rival First Vice President Dr. Riek Machar Teny at a close watch of a disappointed 2nd Vice President, James Wani Igga(Photo: supplied)

By Gatwech John Kutei, May 26, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— It is unarguably true that the faction of the transitional government under Salva Kiir and his cohorts are not for peace instead, they are doing all that is at their disposal to ensure this unity government does not go forward. Chronically, peace pact was initially inked in August 2015, president Salva Kiir […]

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Brightening Once Again The SPLA Darkened Star

Generals of SPLA on both side of the recently concluded conflict conduct an orientation workshop in Juba under the authority of JMCC(Photo credits: Thalage Ajondit)

By Deng Vanang May 25, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— A lot of kudos goes to the SPLA. Reason, having been ranked the 18th among eighteen most powerful armies on the continent by Global, GFP. Despite trialing last, the rating is such a great feat for the national army that has weathered several storms since its mutation from guerrilla to an autonomous […]

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